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Walking Tour

May 25, 2018
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Walking Tour

Brian Sullivan and Jeff Zettel look at a gravestone amongst the Phipps family in the Phipps Burial Ground, one of the stops on the new Charlestown Preservation Society’s walking tour app. The Phipps Burial Ground is one of the oldest in Boston and is typically closed to the public, but was open last Sunday,...

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CNC Corner

May 25, 2018
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The monthly meeting of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council will be held on Tuesday June 5 at 7 p.m. in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford Street. At 6 p.m., we will be giving out the awards from the Spaulding-CNC Community Partnership Fund. All are invited to attend, to celebrate, and to thank our...

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ParkARTS Watercolor Painting Workshops Return

May 25, 2018
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Budding artists ages nine and up are invited to join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for its popular summer series of ParkARTS Watercolor Painting Workshops during the month of June at six Boston locations.  The series of free workshops is just one of the many offerings of the annual ParkARTS program sponsored by...

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Placement Evaluations for Charlestown Soccer Fall Season to Take Place

May 25, 2018
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Placement evaluations for Charlestown Soccer’s Fall 2018 travel soccer season will take place over the course of the first two weeks in June.  Sessions will run for roughly one hour and 15 minutes, following the check in period. Placements are field evaluations of all our potential players conducted by independent contractors, and are used...

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Zelma Lacey House Announces New Fitness Partnership Started

May 25, 2018
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Zelma Lacey House, an assisted living community located in Charlestown, and managed by full-service real estate and property management firm Peabody Properties (www.peabodyproperties.com), recently announced a new fitness partnership with J. Fish Senior Fitness, a company specializing in physical fitness for seniors. As a result of this partnership, residents of Zelma Lacey House are...

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Encore Soil Clean Up, Dredging Complete with $68 Million Price Tag

May 25, 2018
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After moving nearly a million tons of soil and sediment on land and water for more than 18 months – and spending in excess of $68 million in private funds – Encore Boston Harbor announced that it has completed final remediation and cleanup work on the 33-acre site. The final cost is $38 million...

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10 Years and Over $50,000 in Support for Aspiring Charlestown Students

May 25, 2018
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This marks the tenth year that a consortium of affiliates from Partners HealthCare – MGH Charlestown HealthCare Center, MGH Institute of Health Professions, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital – will award the Charlestown Community Health Care Merit Scholarship. Since the award’s inception, over $50,000 has been awarded to 22 high school seniors living in Charlestown who plan on enrolling...

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Police Briefs 05-24-2018

May 25, 2018
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Charlestown Beat Robbery – Street 05/17/18 – A victim reported while walking on Green Street, she was jumped and robbed by two males and a female. At that time, one of the male suspects pushed her to the ground and took her cell phone and money.   Drugs 05/18/18 – As a result of...

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Memorial Day Is a Time for Reflection

May 25, 2018
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The Memorial Day weekend is upon us, a three-day weekend that for most Americans marks the start of the summer season. Many will celebrate appropriately with barbecues and outdoor activities with family and friends. However, amidst our festivities, we should not forget that Memorial Day is America’s most solemn national holiday, marking our nation’s...

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Help End Distracted Driving

May 25, 2018
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Glancing at that new text message on your phone. Scrolling through satellite radio stations to find the right song. Adjusting your GPS to find a new route.  Any of these activities momentarily takes your attention away from driving – you are a distracted driver. Every year, there are thousands of crashes caused by distracted...

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